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30-year-olds eligible for vaccine starting March 30

Posted on March 29, 2021

Governor Cuomo issued a press release this afternoon to announce expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination distribution statistics as of 11:00 a.m. The Governor also issued a press release providing an overview of New York’s COVID-19 tracking data from Sunday, March 28.

Expansion of COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

The Governor announced a new expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in the State. Beginning Tuesday, March 30at 8 a.m., all New Yorkers 30 years-of-age and older can begin to schedule appointments and get vaccinated. Furthermore, beginning Tuesday, April 6, New Yorkers 16 years-of-age and older can begin to schedule appointments and get vaccinated.

COVID-19 vaccine distribution statistics as of 11:00 a.m. today:

  • Total Doses Administered: 9,056,970
  • Total Doses Administered Over Past 24 Hours: 171,419
  • Total Doses Administered Over Past Seven Days: 1,319,740
  • Percent of New Yorkers With at Least One Vaccine Dose: 29.6%
  • Percent of New Yorkers With Completed Vaccine Series: 16.8%

Details on the vaccination distribution statistics, and the expansion of the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility can be found here.

COVID-19 statistics:

  • Test Results Reported: 184,530
  • Positive Test Results: 7,622
  • Statewide Positivity: 4.13%
  • Seven-Day Average Percent Positive: 3.46%
  • Patient Hospitalization: 4,575 (+46)
  • Patients Newly Admitted: 486
  • Hospital Counties: 50
  • Number ICU: 890 (+13)
  • Number ICU with Intubation: 521 (-9)
  • Total Discharges: 160,868 (+406)
  • Deaths: 57
  • Total Deaths: 40,390

Details on COVID-19 tracking data can be found here.